Fire Chief John Reid Obituary and Memorial Service

Thursday, July 8, 2021

A memorial service will take place for Fire Chief John Reid at the Providence Bay Arena (5143 Hwy 551, Providence Bay) on Saturday July 10, 2021 from 2pm to 3:30pm followed by a Memorial Parade to the Grimesthorpe Cemetery. Due to covid restrictions masks and physical distancing will be required. Everyone can attend the memorial service and parade; only family members will be permitted to attend the graveside interment. The family thanks everyone for their support in this difficult time.

Fire Chief John Reid's Obituary is available on the Simpson Funeral Home Website.

A Little About Central

The Municipality of Central Manitoulin is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and beaches. The Municipality includes the villages and hamlets of Mindemoya, Providence Bay, Spring Bay, Sandfield and Big Lake. We offer diverse attractions and unique landmarks such as our sandy beach in Providence Bay or access to Lake Manitou, the largest lake on the island. We invite you to visit our community in the "heart" of Manitoulin Island. 

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